We’ve all heard about the dangers of inflammation, but many people don’t truly understand what this is, why it’s harmful for the human body and the damage it can cause. Inflammation actually occurs as a normal part of how our bodies protect and heal themselves from illness and injury. If you cut your hand, blood … Read more
We’ve all heard that once people reach a certain age, they stop having sex. Why? Is it that they just don’t have urges anymore? Or perhaps their health isn’t good enough? Would it surprise you to learn that 40 percent of men and women between ages 65 and 80 are still sexually active. In fact, … Read more
None of us are getting any younger. As we age, a great many things happen in our bodies. Basically, things begin to wear out. We start to feel tired — a lot. Once you get over 40, your vitality begins to decline. Some days, you don’t even feel like getting out of bed. But there … Read more
Most of us are aware of the dangers of excessive sugar such as weight gain and type 2 diabetes. We have cut down on obvious culprits like gooey desserts and sugar-laden sodas. However, you might be surprised to learn this ubiquitous ingredient (under sneaky pseudonyms) can be found in a host of ‘healthy’ foods.
For many adults, blood pressure is a big concern—especially as they age. Unfortunately, the body goes through some changes during the aging process that can naturally increase blood pressure. Paired with unhealthy lifestyle choices that also lend themselves to increased blood pressure, this can lead to some health complications. Fortunately, there are many natural ways … Read more
If you’re looking to ways to age well, look no further. Aging gracefully is possible with these daily habits. 1. Keep a Healthy Diet Proper nutrition plays a crucial role in your overall well-being. Since it affects your body as you age, it’s important to watch what you nourish your body with. Experts say it’s … Read more
Do you find yourself frequently struggling with sad moods, tension, or feelings of overwhelm—even if you don’t understand why you feel that way? You’re not alone. Your body chemistry can strongly affect your mood—for better or for worse. One key regulator of your mood is a neurotransmitter called serotonin, and unfortunately there are many ways—in … Read more